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D&T investigating

Today year 2 and 3 have been investigating how to build a strong structure. Their challenge, set at the beginning of the year, is that there needs to be a permanent way for people on the Isle of Struay, to cross the village bay to get from the shop and post office to the lady...
Posted On 18 Oct 2017

Super science club!

Super science club has been experimenting with lots of different things this half term. We have learnt about the forces acting on a rocket balloon, the science behind magic milk, which shape is the strongest and how to build a structure that can support a soft toy using just...
Posted On 13 Oct 2017

School Council

During the first few weeks of the school year, each class has been busy voting in their class representatives for School Council. The children who wanted to represent their class made posters and presented to their classmates why they would make a good school councillor;...
Posted On 02 Oct 2017
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Play dough islands

Year 2/3 have been learning all about islands in geography lessons, in particular Scottish islands and their human and physical features. We have studied aerial maps of the Isle of Coll and hand drawn maps of the Isle of Struay (where Katie Morag lives) to create our own play...
Posted On 28 Sep 2017
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Marvellous Mathematics

Year 2 and 3 have been doing some marvellous mathematics this week investigating different representations of number. Year 2s have looked at making the same number using practical apparatus and year 3 have been on a number hunt to track down as many different ways to represent...
Posted On 21 Sep 2017
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Year 2/3 Newsletter & Curriculum Autumn Term (1)

Y2-3 Autumn Term 1 Newsletter-Topic Grid Y2-3 Long-term Curriculum Plan
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Year 2/3 Homework Autumn Term (1)

Please click the link for Year 2/3 Autumn Term (1) Homework Grid
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Paired reading session

Year 2 and 3 have written some super adventure stories this term and they were all very proud of their writing. They were excited to share them with the reception and year 1 children during a paired reading session. Everyone in reception and year 1 enjoyed hearing the stories,...
Posted On 13 Jul 2017
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Creating a compass

Year 2 and 3 have really enjoyed learning about forces and magnets this term, so last week we discussed how a magnet was very similar to a compass and that we could make our very own compasses. We did this by magnetising a needle and then floating it on water. It took a lot of...
Posted On 11 Jul 2017
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Teddy Bears` Picnic

It was a shame that our Teddy Bears` Picnic was rained off but it did not stop the fun. The children enjoyed their picnic on the PE mats on the hall floor instead of on the grass. There were some super teddies of all shapes and sizes.
Posted On 09 Jul 2017
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Investigating Friction

In our science lessons, year 2 and 3 have learnt about lots of different forces. Last week we learnt about how friction is a force and that it is the action of one surface rubbing against another. We planned an experiment to see which surface caused the most friction when a toy...
Posted On 09 Jun 2017
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Paul Klee artwork

Year 2 and 3 have been studying the art of Paul Klee in art lessons this term. We have looked at how he uses colours and shapes in his abstract artwork. We used oil pastels and a paint wash to re-create one of his most famous pieces “The Castle and the Sun”. The...
Posted On 02 Jun 2017